Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel is your local dentist in Salisbury, NC

DDS from Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Dentist at Beautiful Dentistry in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Dental Education

Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel received her Doctorate of Dental and Oral Surgery (D.D.S.) from New York’s Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, in 1996.

During her dental studies, She received a “Columbia Research Scholarship” and was published in the Journal of Renal Physiology.

Dental Certifications

Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel has been certified for mild to moderate conscious Pill Sedation, and Beautiful Dentistry is one of the only three General Dentists’ offices that is Dental Board Certified in Salisbury, NC for Sedation. She actively pursues Continuing Medical Education Credits at the Pankey Institute, and at the Dawson Academy. Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel is also officially certified by 3M, Cerinate, Invisalign, and Sterngold, to work with their products at Beautiful Dentistry.

Dentistry Experience

She completed a General Practice Residency at the Allegheny General Hospital, and then worked in a private practice in New York performing specialized dental treatments including root canals, crowns, bridges, and partial dentures. She later worked for HealthDrive, providing geriatric care in a nursing home setting.

Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel was the first dentist at The Smile Center of the Rowan County Health Department, working exclusively on children between 9 months to 18 years of age.

She currently has an attending privilege at the local hospital, providing dental care for special needs patients of all ages under general sedation.

Beautiful Dentistry: The Best a Dentist Can Offer

Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel started her private practice in 2001 with a vision to provide each and every patient with individualized quality dental care while remaining at the cusp of technology. Her state of the art office features the latest in Dental Technology, to provide you with the best care available in North Carolina.

With an entertainment-centric approach to dental care, Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel helps take your mind off your treatment, by providing on demand movies and TV shows in the waiting areas and in the treatment chair. Movie Goggles, worn during treatment, provide a unique in-the-theater experience for patients.


In her spare time, Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel enjoys hiking and camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition to enjoying the great outdoors, she is an avid conservationist, and actively reduces Beautiful Dentistry’s carbon footprint with green friendly office policies.